Douglas County, Nebraska
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County Information

Douglas County was established in 1855. It was named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), U.S. Senator from Illinois.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 340 square miles, of which 331 square miles is land and 9 square miles is water.

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 517,110. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state's largest city.


Sailor And Soldier Statues at the Durham Museum in Omaha
Photo by Dennis Danielson

Douglas County Online Data

 

Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Churches Clubs, Societies & Organizations
Documents Geographical Features Historical Info
Marriages, Anniversaries & Divorces Military News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths People & Families Precincts
Schools Towns & Villages

Website Updates:

13 May 2015:
Bios: Joseph L. Baker; John Spear Brady; Nathan Phillips Dodge; John H. Harte; William I. Kierstead; Burdell Franklin Miller; Grant Parsons; Valentine Joseph Peter; Thomas P. Redmond; Charles Witte
05 May 2015:
News Articles: Bessie Bousa; Death Stalks Swimmers, Quick work Saves Two Omaha (Clifford Husky, Robert Harris); Charles Hall; E. L. McFadden; Henry Peterson Left Wife To Mourn Trunk; Lydia Sawyer; Chief Clerk Shearer
Historical Info: Courts - Stella Green
Marriages, Anniversaries & Divorces: Divorces - Berlinghof; Margaret Green vs John Green;
Obit: William Fletcher Brown

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Surrounding Counties

Dodge County - (northwest)
Washington County - (north)
Pottawattamie County, Iowa - (east)
Sarpy County - (south)
Saunders County - (west)

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